Foetal growth and duration of gestation relative to water chlorination

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  • P Magnus
  • A Skrondal
  • B-F Hwang
  • G Becher
  • E Dybing


OBJECTIVE: To assess the effect of exposure to chlorination byproducts during pregnancy on foetal growth and duration of pregnancy. METHODS: A population based study was conducted of 137,145 Norwegian children born alive in 1993--5. Information was obtained from the Norwegian medical birth registry, waterwork registry, and social science data service. The outcomes of interest were birth weight, low birth weight (


Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)437-442
Number of pages6
JournalOccupational and Environmental Medicine
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jul 2001